Toluwanimi Obiwole’s poem “Word Association Five Points” appears in the 2017 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. Dry cleaner sushi joint Jazz club liquor store Homeless man watches white millennial walk her bike into his grandmother’s old house Dispensary guard fondles gun Corner store lady knows all the stories Black owned white-attended Heritage center […]
Whether you are eighteen or twenty-two, determining what you want to do in life can be stressful and overwhelming. Yesterday, at my internship, I listened to multiple people describe and stress over how they would manage to complete all coursework, volunteer and clinical hours, and extra circulars like study abroad and club organization requirements in […]
Like many students, Dr. Daniel Jones, an honors professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, struggled in his journey to find his passion. Growing up, he organized his interests in ‘feasible’ and ‘non-feasible’ categories. In doing so, his passion for music and desire to start a band were swept into the ‘non-feasible’ category while other […]
I hope you enjoyed your summer and are ready for the new year. As you return to your school routine, I encourage you to consider joining the Honors Scholars Program! This program was established in Fall 2016 by the Honors Student Advisory Board to establish community within the Honors Program at the University of Colorado […]
It all started when my parents asked my younger sister and me if we would rather do a summer trip to Disney World or on a llama-packing trip. Without hesitation, my sister and I responded that we preferred the latter. That summer was the first of many llama trips that became an annual tradition. When […]
Have you wondered who decides what makes it into the newspaper? Who influences the news within a country? How is it influenced from outside of a country? Daniel Naftel’s honors thesis investigated whether public statements by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev influenced how the Berlin Crisis of 1958-1961 was covered in the United States media. Daniel […]
Have you ever thought about having a clone? What if your clone lived a life different from yours? What if you witnessed your clone’s death and are now living as your dead doppelganger? If you are up for the challenge, then you are in the same boat as Sarah Manning, the main character from Orphan […]
Somewhere around 60 years ago, Bill Bollendonk packed up from New York and came to Colorado to study here at CU. His first night at the university was spent sleeping on a pool table; his room wasn’t ready yet. Needless to say, things were very different when my grandfather attended this university! Not all things […]
Jesse Nestler graduated from CU in May 2016 with a double major in Geography and Environmental Engineering. He completed an honors thesis in Geography using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze the local scale sustainability of trails in the Maroon Bells – Snowmass Wilderness (check out his thesis here). He presented his thesis research at […]
CU student Ian Smith is a member of the Honors Writing Club. The Writing Club discusses, writes, and goes on writerly excursions to readings, plays, and other inspirational outings. The Writing Club is full for 2016, and will open to new members in 2017! Warren Lewis once described his literary group, The Inklings, (of which J.R.R […]
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